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Draghi not convinced inflation is picking up

News by Allie Longford on 10:59 EST November 20, 2017
Draghi testified on the European Systemic Risk Board before the European Parliament Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee, in Brussels on Monday afternoon.

Euro lower as the end of the Merkel era looms in the horizon

News by Allie Longford on 09:42 EST November 20, 2017
The Euro trades slightly lower against most of its counterparts at the beginning of the week as trouble emerges in Germany.

Unemployment claims unexpectedly on the rise

News by Newsroom on 10:30 EST November 16, 2017
The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits for first time increased again last week to 249,000 the Labor Department reported on Thursday.

Inflation to emerge soon as producer prices surge most in six years

News by Newsroom on 09:43 EST November 14, 2017
U.S. producer prices rose more than anticipated in October, driven mainly by a surge in the cost of services, leading to the biggest annual increase in wholesale inflation in nearly 6 years.

Gold heads lower

Tech analysis by Simon Kazinsky on 11:26 EST November 07, 2017
Gold continues its descend against the dollar.

Euro zone retail sales at its fastest growth in 2 years

News by Newsroom on 09:34 EST November 07, 2017
Clothes and furniture boost euro zone retail sales in September despite a fall in motor fuel sales, pointing to rising domestic demand as the economy gathers pace.

Eurozone inflation accelerating more than expected

News by Newsroom on 05:59 EST November 06, 2017
Prices at the factory gate hiked 2.9 percent year-over-year in September, after a 2.5 percent increase in August.

US non-farm payroll much worse than anticipated and wages shrink

News by Newsroom on 08:55 EST November 03, 2017
The U.S. economy added 261,000 jobs last month.

Retail sales in Australia at its weakest period in seven years

News by Newsroom on 22:54 EST November 02, 2017
Australian Bureau of Statistics Thursday's data showed retail sales were flat in September, a big surprise to analysts that had expected a bounce of 0.4 percent following an abrupt decline in August.

Initial Jobless Claims just released ahead of ECB Draghi press conference.

News by Newsroom on 08:44 EST Octuber 26, 2017
No surprise as initial jobless claims in the US came at 233,000 in line with expectations.

Live stream - ECB Draghi October press conference

News by Newsroom on 08:16 EST Octuber 26, 2017
ECB Drahi addresses the press after the central bank announced earlier this morning it leaves the minimum bid rate at 0%. The ECB chairman may however announce the start of the plan to gradually remove the stimulus the bank has provided to the EU zone.

ECB leaves rate unchanged

News by Newsroom on 07:45 EST Octuber 26, 2017
The ECB keeps its key interest rate on the main refinancing operations that provide liquidity to the EU banking system at 0.00% as expected.

EURUSD ready to resume its long term decline

Tech analysis by Simon Kazinsky on 14:14 EST Octuber 24, 2017
EURUSD is giving signs that it can't break and hold above 1.20 as had been anticipated.

The Euro remains heavily shorted by retail traders

News by Allie Longford on 20:57 EST Octuber 15, 2017
Retail traders remain aggressively short against the euro at the start of the third week of October.

EURUSD weakness warns of another leg down

Tech analysis by Simon Kazinsky on 12:16 EST Octuber 09, 2017
The pair hit resistance on the moving average that has previously acted as support on the monthly chart and now, as tends to happen, appears to serve as resistance.

FED leaves rate unchanged will normalize its balance sheet in due course

News by Newsroom on 14:07 EST July 26, 2017
Nothing unexpected on the FED statement on Wednesday.

FED Yellen: Not another financial crisis in 'our lifetimes'

News by Allie Longford on 10:02 EST June 28, 2017
Probably marking the top, Yellen said at an event yesterday in London:

Euro ramping higher on ECB Draghi comments

News by Newsroom on 09:57 EST June 27, 2017
The euro surged to 1.128, its highest in over a week against the dollar on Tuesday, after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said factors weighing on inflation in the euro zone were temporary and the Bank could look through them.

The Kiwi melts up after the RBNZ left rates unchanged

News by Newsroom on 00:44 EST June 22, 2017
The Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) left te cash rate unchanged at 1.75% as expected and delivered a neutral policy bias, indicating that interest rates are likely to remain on hold for “a considerable period” on Thursday.

Sterling sharply lower as BoE Carney dismisses a rate hike

News by Allie Longford on 10:15 EST June 20, 2017
The British pound takes a dive on Tuesday after BoE Governor Mark Carney dampened expectations for a rate hike saying it's not the time yet.

Housing starts, further evidence of a weakening economy

News by Newsroom on 08:55 EST June 16, 2017
After a very disappointing retail sales report released earlier this week a new red light appears on the dashboard of the US economy.

Bank of England divided on holding interest rates at historic low

News by Allie Longford on 08:43 EST June 15, 2017
Rising inflation presently at 2.9% annual widened the divide at Bank of England on Thursday as three members voted to hike interest rates.

Fed does not dissapoint and raises rate and markets shrug it off

News by Newsroom on 14:07 EST June 14, 2017
The Fed did raise its fund rate by a quarter to 1.25% on Wednesday.

Two mid size Spanish banks down the sinkhole in less than a week

News by Allie Longford on 07:30 EST June 09, 2017
Annualized Spanish GDP runs at 3.3% according to the latest figures from INE and unemployment has been continuously reduced quarter after quarter for the past three years.

ECB Mario Draghi live June press conference feed

News by Newsroom on 08:20 EST June 08, 2017
The ECB chairman addresses the press after keeping the minimum bid rate at 0% as expected.

ECB leaves minimum bid rate at 0 as expected

News by Newsroom on 07:51 EST June 08, 2017
No surprise, the ECB left its key rate at 0.0%.

Euro zone growth revised up to highest rate in a year in first quarter

News by Newsroom on 05:46 EST June 08, 2017
Gross domestic product rose by 0.6% above 0.5% estimated previously.

Most loved and hated currency pairs by retail traders

News by Simon Kazinsky on 09:42 EST June 07, 2017
Retail traders have positioned their-selves aggressively long on USDCHF just as the pair breaks lower in what appears the death of any hope for it to cross and maintain above parity as it sharply breaks all short, medium and long term supports.

EURUSD recovery underway

News by Simon Kazinsky on 11:34 EST May 19, 2017
The chart shows that EURUSD has broken above a moving average on the weekly chart that has held previous attempts to recover for the most popular currency cross.

US total nonfarm payroll employment disapoints and stocks dive again

News by Newsroom on 08:46 EST April 07, 2017
The latest NFP report released on Friday shows 98,000 were created last month, much lower thaan the 174,000 forecast.


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